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“The concrete expression of our sovereignty and independence”, the TRNC turns 40 today

Today, 15 November 2023, marks the fortieth anniversary of the declaration of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC). The milestone has been marked with street parades in the TRNC and goodwill messages from allies, including Azerbaijan and Türkiye. The Republic of Türkiye’s Vice-President Cevdet Yılmaz and its new Main Opposition Leader, Özgür Özel, joined […]

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North Cyprus’ Karpaz Gate Marina recognised for innovation at Sustainable Smart Marina Awards

Karpaz Gate Marina has won a prestigious Marina Award for Innovation at this year’s Monaco Sustainable & Smart Marina Rendezvous. Now in its third year, the awards “celebrate the exceptional achievements in the marina industry based on sustainability, technological innovation, and community building.” The exclusive event, attended by some 250 people, took place at the […]

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It’s official! TRNC flag added to the Organization of Turkic States on Turkish Cypriot state’s 39th birthday

News last week, that the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) had been admitted under its constitutional name into the Organization of Turkic States (OTS) as an Observer Member, created a lot of excitement for Turkish Cypriots around the world. TRNC President Ersin Tatar’s announcement on Friday, 11 November, followed by tweets by the Turkish […]

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TRNC road traffic victim Arda Okur’s organs to be used to help four others

The parents of a 12-year-old boy, who died following a road traffic accident in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, have consented to their son’s organs being donated to those in need of a transplant. Arda Okur was seriously injured in an accident on the İskele-Lefkoşa highway near the village of Sınırüstü, in İskele District, […]

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North Cyprus announced as hosts of CONIFA European Football Cup 2023

The Turkish Republic of North Cyprus will host next year’s CONIFA European Championship. Twelve teams from politically non-recognised nations and territories in Europe will compete for the right to lift the trophy. The tournament is being organised by the Confederation of Independent Football Associations, or CONIFA for short. It serves as an alternative to FIFA, […]

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President Erdoğan confirms discussing direct flights to Ercan with Putin and “economic leap” for TRNC economy from Russian tourism

Turkiye’s President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has told reporters in New York that he has discussed the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus with his Russian counterpart, including direct flights. “If direct flights start from Russia to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, we will of course be pleased,” President Erdoğan said. His statement on direct flights […]